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Is the Labour Party just about Jeremy Corbyn—or is it bigger than that?

"I have no doubt that Labour will split"

By John McTernan  

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn ©Rick Findler/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Read more: Neil Kinnock—Labour is not progressing under Corbyn

One hundred thousand more people have joined the Labour Party in the last few weeks, taking the membership to over half a million. Who are they? Why have they joined? What will they do? These are the crucial questions for everyone in the party.

There have only been two significant political events over the same period which could have possibly have been the cause.

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